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2017 Favorite: 'Moonlight'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao explains why Jay Z’s “Moonlight” is his top music video of the year.

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OWN Greenlights 'Moonlight' Co-Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney-Created Drama

The coming-of-age series will draw from McCraney’s youth and follow a 14-year-old boy balancing family pressure and personal trauma while trying to escape poverty.

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Alan Yang's 3 Most Illuminating Revelations on Directing Jay-Z's 'Moonlight' Video

The “Master of None” co-creator spoke to Vulture about directing Hov’s latest video, which cast Issa Rae and Jerrod Carmichael in an all-Black “Friends” remake.

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These Performers of Color Cleaned Up at The First MTV Movie & TV Awards

Several of your favorite stars took home golden popcorn statues.

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ICYMI: Miami-Dade County Renames Street to Honor 'Moonlight'

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney grew up in the predominantly Black Miami neighborhood where much of their Oscar-winning movie took place.

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READ: What Barry Jenkins Planned to Say When 'Moonlight' Won Best Picture

The #OscarFail prevented him from delivering his prepared speech. But you can read it here.

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'Moonlight' Stars Offer 'Revelation' in New Calvin Klein Spread

Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Hibbert and Ashton Sanders feature in the design house’s new black-and-white fashion campaign.

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The People of Color Who Won Big at the Oscars

…And the craziest, must-see moment of the night.

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Take Home Writers Guild Awards

From film to TV, here are the creators of color who earned the Writer Guild of America’s top honors.

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Black Thespian Excellence Shines at SAG Awards

The “Hidden Figures” cast, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Mahershala Ali dominated the film awards. 

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'Moonlight,' 'Fences' and Actors of Color Make Oscar History

Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali and four others round out the most diverse Academy Awards acting nominee pool ever.

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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s second “MLK Now” event airs live from Harlem’s Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST

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'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown is Excited About the Future of Black Stories on Film and TV

“To be African-American and alive—it’s a good thing,” said the Emmy award-winning actor to The Undefeated. 

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'Moonlight' Win, Tracee Ellis Ross' Speech and More Golden Globes Greatness

Ross, Viola Davis, Donald Glover and more Black Hollywood luminaries won big at last night’s awards. 

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August Wilson, Barry Jenkins, Donald Glover Nominated for WGA Awards

The Writers Guild of America’s dual awards ceremonies will take place in New York City and Los Angeles on February 19.

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Year-End Goodness: The Best 2016 Movies, Music, Hashtags and More

Brilliant art, media and pop culture gave us something to celebrate in 2016. Here are Team Colorlines’ favorites, from music videos to podcasts.

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Black Women Dominate SAG Awards' Best Supporting Actress Nominations

It’s the first time since 2008 that women of color are a majority in that group.

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Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms

“Luke Cage,” “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” also earned multiple nominations.

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WATCH: Viola Davis' Moving Critics' Choice Awards Acceptance Speech

Davis received the #SeeHer Award.

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Earn Golden Globe Noms

Several directors, writers and performers of color in television and film were nominated for Golden Globes.